Log/journal, kept by two first mates, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic Oceans; 1871 Oct. 17-1872 Aug. 21; Includes descriptions of types of whales and walrusses seen or taken, indigenous peoples, and the disaster and abandonment of their ship in the Arctic; together with ink drawings of whales, crew list, inventories of oil and bone, and account of provisions used. Other places represented include Cape Verde, Honolulu, Juan Fernâandez Islands, and Point Barrow; Repository also has microfilm of log (Reel 230); Whaling vessel (ca. 215 tons), out of New Bedford, Mass.,%2
In the collection of the New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library
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